Jean Metzinger

Lot Details

Lot 79
Jean Metzinger
French, 1883-1956
Paysage, 1917
Signed Metzinger and dated 9-17 (lr); signed and inscribed Paysage on the reverse
Oil on canvas
31 3/4 x 25 5/8 inches (80.6 x 65 cm)

Bears labels on the verso:
Galeria Multitud, Madrid, no. 536.D
Galerie Melki, Paris, no. 1085
Galerie Daniel Malingue, Paris

Provenance:
Howard Putzel, San Francisco, California as Landscape, 1917
Ladislas Szecsi, New York, circa 1938
Arnold Saltzman, New York
Galerie Melki, Paris
Mary Kaplan, Paris [Galerie Daniel Malingue, Paris, 1984-1986
Private collection, Washington, D.C.

Exhibited:
San Francisco, California, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Contemporary Paintings and Sculpture by Mateo Hernandez, Hung with Putzel Paintings and Prints Belonging to Szecsi and Goriany, August 2 - 21, 1938, no. 3332.38
Paris, Galerie Daniel Malingue, Maitres impressionnistes et Modernes, November 8th - December 15th, 1984, no. 16, illus.

Literature:
Moser, Joann. Jean Metzinger in Retrospect. Iowa City: The University of Iowa Museum of Art, 1985, p. 96, no. 152, illus.

Estate of a Washington, D.C. Philanthropist

Estimate: $700,000 - $1,500,000
Sold for $722,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Possible inpaint along extreme right edge and upper right corner. If it is inpaint, it was done a long time ago. One 1/16'' spot of inpaint at upper left corner. Minor cracks at center, running along top and bottom of cross bar of stretcher. Several small cracks above and below the crossbar at center. A three inch area of cracqueleur at upper left. Overall good condition.


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Estimate: $700,000 - $1,500,000
Sold for $722,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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